It’s All in the Details at Le Germain Hotelsby Monika Markovinovic
Le Germain Hotels embody a certain “je ne sais quoi” that is distinctively Canadian. When it comes to boutique hotels, the Quebec City-based brand is a pioneer, one that’s committed to staying small and intimate. Thanks to the brand’s carefully designed rooms, which exude a timeless charm, and great attention to detail, guests will have no problem unwinding and feeling right at home at any of these six Le Germain Hotel properties in Kiwi Collection.
Le Germain Hotel Quebec
With its quaint cobblestone streets and culinary temptations, Quebec City is filled with European charisma. From the St. Lawrence boardwalk to the historic sites of Old Port, Le Germain Hotel Quebec is your spot to explore it all. Classic in architecture and ultra-modern in design, this stylish 60-room boutique was once an old bank in the 20th century and is now home to some of the most memorable views in the city. Before jetting off to explore weathered stone buildings and neighboring historical sights, fuel up at the property’s complimentary cappuccino bar.
Le Germain Charlevoix Hotel & Spa
Founded on the site of a former farm, Le Germain Charlevoix Hotel & Spa’s unique countryside spirit comes naturally. Blending contemporary luxuries with old world charm, it’s no wonder the picturesque hotel, nestled between mountain peaks and rushing rivers, took home Top Design in the World honors at the 2013 Retail & Leisure Interior Awards. Whether exploring Quebec’s renowned Charlevoix region, declared a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, or indulging in an impressive Finnish spa treatment, relaxation can be found everywhere here.
Le Germain Hotel Maple Leaf Square
Located in the core of downtown Toronto, Le Germain Hotel Maple Leaf Square puts its guests in the heart of the action. Watch the Maple Leafs hit the ice or the Raptors step on the court at nearby Scotiabank Arena, or dine at some of the city’s best restaurants in the financial district. Effortlessly cool in design, Maple Leaf Square is the perfect locale for guests to immerse themselves in Toronto’s electrifying atmosphere.
Le Germain Hotel Ottawa
Perfectly placed amongst some of the finest attractions in the nation’s capital, Le Germain Ottawa makes a striking statement with its distinct artistic spaces. Evident from the moment you enter the lobby, the imaginative soul of the property shines through with its one-of-a-kind artworks and serene lighting. Walking distance from the National Arts Centre and Parliament Hill, this elegant oasis is the ideal home base to experience the liveliness of Ottawa.
Le Germain Hotel Calgary
At the foot of the Calgary Tower, Le Germain Hotel Calgary is a treasure within the city’s downtown core. With the cinemas, restaurants and art galleries of Stephen Avenue Walk within walking distance, this state-of-the-art complex is perfect for business travelers and holidaymakers alike. Before gearing up for a road trip through the Rockies to enjoy a day in Banff, a bit of stretching is encouraged—yoga mats are provided—followed by a delicious breakfast to be enjoyed in the comforts of your room.
Le Germain Hotel Toronto
For the arts enthusiast, Le Germain Hotel Toronto is the perfect base to explore the city’s expansive cultural scene. Catch an award-winning flick at neighboring TIFF Bell Lightbox or take in a performance by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra at Roy Thomson Hall. After a day of navigating Canada’s most diverse city, head back to the sleek hotel and kick back at the posh rooftop patio or charming communal library.